'I'm always looking for the Hows and the Whys and the Whats,' said Muskrat, 'That is why I speak as I do. You've heard of Muskrat's Much-in-Little, of course?'
'No,' said the child. 'What is it?'
- The Mouse and his Child. Russell Hoban.

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Saturday, 21 August 2010

Slim Dusty

5 comments:

  1. You either stayed up late or got up early to post this. It's 11:30 am. on Friday the 20th here, and we are 7 hrs ahead of you by the clock but a calendar day behind. So, if you just posted, it was 4:30 in the morning.

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  2. There's a third possibility. I could have post-dated it Judy.

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  3. Apparently this song was the first Australian number to "go gold". In 2001 it was also voted the best Australian song of all time. I guess that coming in a close second might have been "Skippy the Bush Kangaroo".

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  4. He sang Waltzing Matilda. I remember him. This is great.

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  5. Never heard of him. I did read about him in Wikipedia today. There is so much about which I know nothing.

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